The UDL-IRN 2017 Summit is now
If you wish to register for the ESSA State Leaders Meeting, UDL Research Pre-Conference Session, or video streaming:
The Universal Design for Learning Implementation and Research Network (UDL-IRN) is a grassroots organization that supports the scaled implementation and research related to Universal Design for Learning. Through collaboration, we support and promote the identification and development of models, tools, research, and practices designed to foster effective UDL implementation in educational environments. We encourage and welcome participation in these discussions.
Can't make it to the Summit?
Learn more about video streaming options here.
MORE RESOURCES ON UDL
Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a proactive approach that uses instructional design, strategies, and tools to support all learners. Explore these UDL-IRN resources to help implement UDL.
You can also learn more at the National Center on UDL.
Current information about UDL and ESSA
The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) is the foundational education law in the United States. The law gives states more control over education and highlights the need for innovation. ESSA also mentions UDL multiple times as a core framework for guiding education and learning, including in supporting personalized learning. Download a two-page recommendation for states and districts on the implementation of UDL within ESSA.